|Sojournertruthradio 032112 - with Margaret Prescod|
The latest House of Representatives Budget Committee proposals would slash whatâs left of the safety net, give tax breaks to the wealthy and increase military spending. We speak with William Hartung senior research fellow at the new America Foundation. The fight against solitary confinement in California Prisons goes to the UN. Our guest is Peter Schey, President and Executive Director of the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law...
Keywords: Honduras; Coup; Prison; Solitary Confinement; GOP; Budget
|The Members Live in Berlin - JC Carroll|
The members Play Solitary Confinement live in Berlin
Keywords: The Members; Solitary Confinement Berlin 2010
|sojournertruthradio07/21/11 Prisoner Hunger Strike Segement|
A mother whose son is on hunger strike at Pelican Bay speaks out.
Keywords: California Prisoner Strike; Pelican Bay; Solitary Confinement; Hunger strike
|BARBAR AHMAD - The Forgotten Victim - Ministry of Dawah|
LOCKED UP for 7 YEARS without any crime, trial or charges. "The world is ruled by crocodiles and snakes. The world is ruled by frauds and fakes. Diversity and multiculturalism, (are just fancy words for state racism). Fairness and honour are things now extinct, Justice and power are to things distinct." [Barbar Ahmad] Join Ministry of Dawah as we unmask the ugly face of Britain's and America's war on ISLAM under the guise of 'freedom' and 'war on terror'
Keywords: barbar ahmad terrorism guilty war on islam illegal detention solitary confinement torture
|Horizontal Power Hour: Episode 57|
Orginal air date: April 9 2013This episode is a Margaret Thatcher Deathday Celebration! Featuring the usual dose of action news updates from around the world, with updates on the latest wave of police repression. This episode features a segment on the California Prisoner Hunger Strike, with recordings and interviews from a recent rally in support of people being held in long term solitary confinement and their current lawsuit against the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation...
Keywords: anarchist; radio; margaret thatcher; prisons; hunger strike; california; solitary confinement; music
|: Building Bridges: CA Prison Inmates Hunger Strike for Their Lives - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash|
Building Bridges, the National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** Prison Inmates Hunger Strike for Their Lives with . Delores Canales, member of California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement (Cfasc), Advisory Board of CURB (Californians United for a Responsible Budget) and LWSGI (Lives Worth Saving Gang Intervention), mother of a Pelican Bay SHU prisoner and . Carol Strickman, attorney, Legal Services for Prisoners With Children, member of the Prisoner Hunger Strike S...
Keywords: California prison hunger strike; Delores Canales; California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement (Cfasc); Carol Strickman; Legal Services for Prisoners With Children; Ashker v. Brown; Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition; solitary confinement California prisons
|End Mass Incarceration with Mumia Abu-Jamal, Angela Davis, Soffiyah Elijah, and Marc Lamont Hill - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash|
Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** âAnd The Walls Came Tumbling Downâ with Mumia Abu-Jamal, Angela Davis, Soffiyah Elijah, and Marc Lamont Hill Recalling in now its 41st year the Attica prison massacre of courageous prisoners who rose up against dehumanizing conditions, thousands came together to follow their lead and resist the burgeoning system of caging human beings...
Keywords: Mumia Abu-Jamal; Angela Davis; Soffiyah Elijah; Marc Lamont Hill; mass incarceration; solitary confinement; new jim crow; attica rebellion
|USHRN Conference Call on Torture - US Human Rights Network|
US Human Rights Network September 2010 Training Call: Domestic Torture and Repression in the United States Friday, September 24, 2010 A combined effort of the Political Prisoner and State Repression Working Group and the Training Committee. Presenters include: Bonnie Kerness and Natsu Taylor Saito. INTRODUCTION Article 1 of the UN Convention Against Torture prohibits policies and practices that âconstitute cruel, inhuman or degrading punishmentâ...
Keywords: Torture; US Human Rights Network; Naji Mujahid; Natsu Saito; Bonnie Kerness; Solitary Confinement; Prisons; Jail; human rights; universal periodic review; UPR
|Journalist Mark Taylor-Canfield on KWVA FM - Occupy Media - Mark Taylor-Canfield|
Independent journalist Mark Taylor-Canfield reports about Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn's decision to cancel the SPD drone program. He also talks about the federal grand jury in Seattle which has placed three activists in solitary confinement after they refused to cooperate with investigators. And - the Raytheon corporation's new surveillance software named "RIOT". Sources: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/10/software-tracks-social-media-defence http://kwvaradio.org/ http://slog.thestranger....
Keywords: Drones; Mark Taylor-Canfield; KWVA; Seattle; Raytheon; Surveillance; Free Speech; Law; Justice; Grand Jury; Solitary Confinement; Seattle City Council; Mike McGinn; Portland; KWVA; Universtiy of Oregon; Occupy Media
|Building Bridges: Slamming and Planning to End Mass Incarceration - Mmi Rosenberg and Ken Nash|
Building Bridges with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Monday, December, 24, 2012, 7 - 8 pm EST over WBAI Radio, 99.5 FM, ******************************** âAnd The Walls Came Tumbling Downâ A Building Bridges Special with Mumia Abu-Jamal, Angela Davis, Cornel West, Pam Africa, Jazz Hayden, Juan E. Mendez, Soffiyah Elijah, and Marc Lamont Hill Recalling in now its 41st year the Attica prison massacre of courageous prisoners who rose up against dehumanizing conditions, thousands came together to follow...
Keywords: Mumia Abu-Jamal; Angela Davis; Cornel West; Pam Africa; Jazz Hayden; Juan E. Mendez; Soffiyah Elijah; Marc Lamont Hill; Attica; solitary confinement; new jim crow
|Building Bridges; NYC Trayvon Martin Protests; Prison Inmates Hunger Strike - Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash|
Building Bridges over WBAI radio, 99.5FM with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash Mon., July 15, 2013, 7 - 8 pm EST ******************************** Building Bridges at the NYC Trayvon Martin Protests: Reaction To Racist Injustice On The Streets NYC Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, co-vice chair of the Council's Black, Latino and Asian Caucus, released the following statement regarding the verdict of not guilty reached by the jury in the trial of the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin...
Keywords: Trayvon Martin Protests NYC; California prison hunger strike; Delores Canales; California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement (Cfasc); Carol Strickman; Legal Services for Prisoners With Children
|Prison Radio Show - December 13, 2012|
A commentary by Prisoner Peter Collins in where he discusses some of the labels that are used by prison authorities and society at large, to describe prisoners and the prisons where they are incarcerated. Two interviews with members of the Montreal South-West Community Ministries, (MSCM) in regards to Restorative Justice Week in November. An interview with Erica from the Prison Resistance Project where she speaks about documenting resistance behind prison walls in Canada as well as commenting on...
Keywords: Steve Swerdlow; Human Rights Watch; Uzbekistan; solitary confinement; the hole; Prison Resistance Project; prisoner Peter Collins; prison labels; Canada; inmate; Montreal South-West Community Ministries; MSCM; restorative justice
|Prison Radio Show - July 12, 2012|
An interview with Dr. Melissa Munn, Sociology Professor from Okanagan College, in Vernon, BC. She speaks on: the digitization of prison newsletters produced in Canadian Penitentiaries since the 50s (available at: penalpress.com); a pamphlet she produced called Getting Out, Staying Out, for prisoners with long sentences, especially Lifers; as well as her views on the Conservative Governmentâs decision on the cancellation of LifeLine...
Keywords: hunger strike; prison newsletters; prison newspapers; Mumia Abu-Jamal; Palestian footballer Mahmoud Sarsak; Georgia; Dr. Melissa Munn; Sociology Professor; LifeLine; Canadian Penitentiaries; Professor of Psychology Craig Haney; Lawyer Stewart Andrews; Congressional Hearing on Solitary Confinement
|Prison Radio Show - August 24, 2012|
An interview with Neal, a supporter of the prisoners on hunger strike at various prisons in North Carolina and of which lasted over 2 weeks. Neal also gives an update on The Strong 8, eight prisoners who were put in solitary confinement for having protested their work conditions in December 2011. Excerpts from a talk with Kim Pate, the Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Elisabeth Fry Societies, which she gave on Prisoners Justice Day (August 10) in Montreal.
Keywords: prisoner hunger strike; North Carolina; The Strong Eight; The Strong 8; prison work conditions; solitary confinement; Kim Pate; CAEFS; Canadian Association of Elisabeth Fry Societies; Prisoners' Justice Day; women in Canadian prisons
|Seattle May Day Report - Mark Taylor-Canfield/Filter Free Radio - Mark Taylor-Canfield|
Mark talks with Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott about what happened in the Streets of Seattle on May Day 2013. Pepper spray, and 18 arrests, broken windows, etc. Mark's post @ Daily Kos about May Day. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/05/02/1206320/-Seattle-May-Day-Mayhem-Pepper-Spray-and-Flash-Grenades MTC is a reporter for Free Speech Radio News @ Pacifica Network. fsrn.org pacifica.org Free Speech Radio broadcasts on 110 stations globally...
Keywords: Mark Taylor-Canfield; May Day; Seattle; Riot; Protest; El Comite; Anarchists; Police; Law Enforcement; Demonstration; March; Rally; Politics; History; Culture; Society; United States; Wahington; John Diaz; Seattle Police Department; Grand Jury; Solitary Confinement; Civil Rights; Freedom of Speech; Pepper Spray
|Prison Radio Show - June 22, 2012|
An interview with Ben Turke, from Red Bird Prison Abolition, a group located in Colombus, Ohio. Ben gives us an update on the recent hunger strike news that took place at Ohio State Penitentiary. Ben shares up-to-date news as well as speaking about another hunger strike that took place earlier on in June, at the same Pen, in regards to a prisoner Jason Robb, who is also one of the Lucasville 5. An in-depth interview with Kate Piper and Mac, two members of Solidarity with Virginia Prison Hunger S...
Keywords: Ohio State Penitentiary; OSP; Red Onion State Prison; hunger strike; Lucasville 5; Jason Robb; Red Bird Prison Abolition; torture; Solidarity with Virginia Prison Hunger Strikers; human rights; isolation; the hole; strip cell; solitary confinement; death penalty
|Prison Radio Show - July 27, 2012|
A commentary from Political prisoner Jaan Laaman on radical Human Rights attorney Lynne Stewart is now a political prisoner herself, serving a 10 year sentence. An interview with Heather Luna-Rose, who for many years now has been going to Thailand each year to visit foreigners who are incarcerated at the Bang Kwang Prison in Bangkok, Thailand. Prisoner Peter Collins from Bath Prison in Ontario shares a commentary which he has titled: Living without Human Touch or Rehabilitation...
Keywords: prisoner hunger strike; North Carolina; Jaan Laaman; Lynne Stewart; prisoner Peter Collins; Bang Kwang Prison; Bangkok; Thailand; Heather Luna-Rose; A Week Against Prison; Montreal; prisoner; political prisoner; rehabilitation; solitary confinement
|Prison Radio Show - August 30, 2013|
We begin our show with out on-going coverage on the California Prisoner Hunger Strike by airing a speech by former SHU prisoner who spent 4 years in the Pelican Bay State Prison, Steven Czifra. We then proceed with an interview with Laura Magnani from the American Friends Service Committee in San Francisco. Ms. Magnani is a nationally known expert on solitary confinement. We have an interview with Paulette D'auteuil who is the National Secretary of the Jericho Movement...
Keywords: Jericho Movement; Leonard Peltier; Lynne Stewart; Paulette D'auteuil; Steven Czifra; PBSP; prisoner hunger strike; Herman Wallace; Albert Woodfox; Angola 3; Tory Pegram; AFSC; Laura Magnani; Robert King; political prisoners; solitary confinement; SHU
|Prison Radio Show - February 22, 2013|
We have an interview with G20 political prisoner Alex Hundert in regards to his being put in solitary confinement at the Central North Correctional Centre, in Penetanguishene, Ontario. Prison authorities had claimed that he was a ‘security threat’. One year ago on Valentine’s Day 362 people - 360 prisoners and two women visitors – died in a horrific fire at the Comayagua jail in Honduras. Families are demanding answers into what happened...
Keywords: The Cuban 5; Canadian Human Rights Tribunal; Dr. Diane Wyatt; Bath Prison; Peter Collins; Comayagua jail Honduras; G20 political prisoner; Alex Hundert; solitary confinement; the hole; Central North Correctional Centre; Penetanguishene; Ontario
|Seattle My Day Riots - Mark Taylor-Canfield/Free Speech Radio - Mark Taylor-Canfield|
Journalist Mark Taylor-Canfield reports for Free Speech Radio News on the Pacifica Network about the second year of chaos at Seattle's May Day events. fsrn.org pacifica.org The reporter who talks about being pepper sprayed by police is Hanna Scott, ABC News. Mark's report @ Daily Kos: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/05/02/1206320/-Seattle-May-Day-Mayhem-Pepper-Spray-and-Flash-Grenades Mark Taylor-Canfield Bio Mark Taylor-Canfield is a well-known journalist, activist, musician and actor in Sea...
Keywords: Mark Taylor-Canfield; May Day; Seattle; Riot; Protest; El Comite; Anarchists; Police; Law ENforcement; Demonstration; March; Rally; Politics; History; Culture; Society; United States; Wahington; John Diaz; Seattle Police Department; Grand Jury; Solitary Confinement; Civil Rights; Freedom of Speech; Pepper Spray
|Prison Radio Show - October 25, 2013|
This show is a funding drive special . If you wish to donate to CKUT (we take donations all year long!) go to www.ckut.ca to find out how.Our show begins as we air the third interview in our three part series with staff from the Correctional Association of New York. This interview featured Soffiyah Elijah, the Executive Director of the Correctional Association. The Correctional Association is a 170 plus year old organization that visits prisons across New York state and writes reports about cond...
Keywords: Correctional Association of New York; Soffiyah Elijah; Dorsey Nunn; All of Us or None; Legal Services for Prisoners with Children; California prisoner hunger strike; Dolores Canales; CDCR; California Department of Corrections; solitary confinement; SHU; PBSP; Pelican Bay State Prison
|Prison Radio Show - October 10, 2013|
Double Bunking isn’t recent news in Canada, but it has been getting out of control in our provincial and federal prisons. To discuss this we have an interview with the Executive Director of the John Howard Society, Catherine Latimer. Also included in our discussion with Ms. Latimer, is information derived from a study on double bunking which was published in the peer reviewed Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, and authored by Jarrod Shook of Collins Bay Prison...
Keywords: Canada Behind Bars: On the Incarceration of Indigenous Communities; Correctional Association of New York; Scott Paltrowitz; Prison Visiting Project; Herman Wallace; Jaan Laaman; political prisoner; P.O.W; Jarrod Shook; Collins Bay Institution; Journal of Prisoners on Prisons; John Howard Society; Catherine Latimer; double bunking; Angola 3; solitary confinement
|Seattle May Day Mayhem - News Reports & Mark Taylor-Canfield/Thom Hartmann - Mark Taylor-Canfield|
Journalist Mark Taylor-Canfield reports for Free Speech Radio News on the Pacifica Network about the second year of chaos at Seattle's May Day events. This video contains audio from news reports that day and Mark's report on The Thom Hartmann Show. Thom broadcasts at RT and Free Speech TV. rt.com thomhartmann.com freespeech.org Mark's report @ Daily Kos: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/05/02/1206320/-Seattle-May-Day-Mayhem-Pepper-Spray-and-Flash-Grenades Mark Taylor-Canfield Bio Mark Taylor-C...
Keywords: Olympia, Los Angeles, Mark Taylor-Canfield; May Day; Seattle; Riot; Protest; El Comite; Anarchists; Police; Law Enforcement; Demonstration; March; Rally; Politics; History; Culture; Society; United States; Wahington; John Diaz; Seattle Police Department; Grand Jury; Solitary Confinement; Civil Rights; Freedom of Speech; Pepper Spray
|Insight: Transgender Sports Rules / News Network / Prison Strike: An Insider's Perspective / Jazz Soloist Chris Brubeck - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Transgender Sports Rules - Governor Jerry Brown signed a contentious bill Monday that will allow California students to choose the restroom, locker room or sports team that best matches their gender identity. The bill was designed to promote the equality of transgender students but it is unclear how the new policy will affect non-transgender students, both in locker rooms and in head-to-head sports based on the biological abilities of sexes, not gender identity...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Transgender Sports Rules; Governor Jerry Brown; allow California students to choose the restroom, locker room or sports team that best matches their gender identity; equality of transgender students; News Network; John Pike, Former UC Davis police lieutenant; worker's compensation claim; using pepper spray on Occupy UC Davis protestors in November 2011; Cory Golden, Reporter from The Davis Enterprise; Ryan Lillis, Sacramento Bee reporter; anti-arena ballot measure; Maloofs; Prison Strike: An Insider's Perspective; David Warren, a former volunteer prison chaplain; California's most dangerous inmates in the Security Housing Unit; California prisons; hunger strike protesting the solitary confinement of inmates with gang affiliations; Jazz Soloist Chris Brubeck; Lake Tahoe SummerFest; Chris Brubeck, renowned jazz soloist; Sunday afternoon's family concert; The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County; SummerFest maestro Joel Revzen
|People United 2013 Apr 26 - Allan Campbell|
This episode of KOOP Radio's People United features a conversation about the work, life imprisonment and longtime solitary confinement of US political prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz with Theresa Shoatz, his daughter, and Quincy Saul, the editor (with Fred Ho) of the book Maroon the Implacable: The Collected Writings of Russell Maroon Shoatz. They spoke at the KOOP Studio on April 18, 2013.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Theresa Shoatz; Theresa Shoats; Quincy Saul; Russell Shoatz; Russell Shoats; Maroon; Russell Maroon Shoatz; Russell Maroon Shoats; Russell Melvin Shoats; Maroon the Implacable; The Collected Writings of Russell Maroon Shoatz; Fred Ho; Kanya D'Almeida; Scientific Soul Sessions; Pennsylvania Association of Lifers; PAL; prison; imprisonment; solitary confinement; torture; human rights; United Nations; UN Commission on Human Rights; UN Special Rapporteur on Torture; Juan E Méndez; Juan Méndez; American Civil Liberties Union; Americans with Disabilities Act; ADA; civil rights; race; racism; capitalism; criminal justice; police brutality; urban; residents; neighborhoods; people of color; communities of color; black; African American; community; Philadelphia; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia Police Department; Frank Rizzo; W Wilson Goode; Black Unity Council; Black Panther Party; Mumia Abu-Jamal; The Move; Leonard Peltier; Angola 3; Angola Three; Malcolm X; Martin Luther King Jr; black freedom struggle; abolition; racial justice; social justice; economic justice; environmental justice; political prisoner; generation; generational; youth; activism; organizing; education; movement; ideology; the state; media; history; current events
|People United 2013 Jun 07 - Allan Campbell|
This episode of KOOP Radio's People United features a conversation with Elaine Cohen, Natalie Goodnow and Rocío Villalobos of Texans United for Families about immigrant detention in Texas, particularly at the Polk County Adult Detention Center in Livingston and at the T. Don Hutto Residential Center (formerly the T. Don Hutto Family Residential Facility) in Taylor. They spoke at the KOOP Studio on June 2, 2013.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Elaine Cohen; Natalie Goodnow; Rocío Villalobos; Texans United for Families; Hutto Visitation Program; LIFT; Liberating Immigrant Families Together; CIVIC; Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement; Detention Watch Network; Grassroots Leadership; Expose and Close; Bob Libal; Silky Shah; Sam Vong; Gislaine Williams; Geoff Valdés; ICE; Immigration and Customs Enforcement; CEC; Community Education Centers; IAH Secure Adult Detention Facility; Polk County; Adult Detention Center; Livingston; Houston; T Don Hutto Residential Center; Taylor; Williamson County; Texas; CCA; Corrections Corporation of America; GEO Group; United States; immigrant; immigration; justice; dignity; civil liberties; civil rights; human rights; legal assistance; accountability; oversight; women; children; men; family; families; privilege; subordination; profiling; criminalization; double standards; race; class; gender; sexual orientation; national origin; mass incarceration; detention; solitary confinement; for profit; private; prison; bank; investment; labor; laborer; exploit; exploitation; corporate; corporation; federal; contract; subcontract; lobby; prison industrial complex; deport; deportation; release; closure; reform; militarization; border; policy alternatives; visit; document; report; educate; education; protest; vigil; activism; struggle; community; alliances; current events
|People United 2013 May 03 - Allan Campbell|
This episode of KOOP Radio's People United features an update on the 83rd Texas Legislature from six contributors to The Texas Observer, editor Dave Mann, reporter Patrick Michels, staff writer Forrest Wilder, and interns Beth Cortez-Neavel, Liz Farmer and Olivia Messer. They spoke at MonkeyWrench Books in Austin, Texas, on April 15, 2013.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; 83rd; Texas; Legislature; 2013; bills; legislation; legislative; regular; special; session; State; House; Senate; The Texas Observer; Dave Mann; Patrick Michels; Forrest Wilder; Beth Cortez-Neavel; Liz Farmer; Olivia Messer; 2010; 2011; 2012; statewide; county; district; districting; redistricting; gerrymander; election; budget; deficit; cuts; funding; restore; supplemental; disabilities; learning; education; school; enrollment; finance; lawsuit; charter; graduation; requirements; discipline; zero tolerance; child; children; youth; juvenile; solitary confinement; criminal justice; testing; accountability; STAAR; University of Texas; Regents; family planning; abortion; clinic; primary care; health; human services; drug testing; eligibility; benefits; unemployment; Christian right; religious right; liberal; conservative; Tea Party; Republican; Democrat; Democratic; party; primary; House Bill; Senate Bill; HB 11; HB11; HB 1076; HB1076; SB 1611; SB1611; Michael Morton Act; gun bill; water bill; water plan; House Natural Resources; Beaumont; East Texas; Rainy Day Fund; Economic Stabilization Fund; State Water Implementation Fund; Texas Water Development Board; conservation projects; point of order; National Mortgage Settlement; affordable housing; parks; general fund; State Comptroller; certified; balanced budget; regulation; deregulation; rule of capture; business community; immigration reform; equality; rights; gay; homosexual; conduct; LGBT; discrimination; student; group; marriage; civil union; domestic partners; Citizens United; Texas Ethics Commission; campaign finance; financial; transparency; disclosure; bag ban; backlash; local control; framing; ideology; Greg Abbott; Jimmie Don Aycock; Giovanni Capriglione; John Carona; Susan Combs; Wendy Davis; Bob Deuell; Matt Krause; Jane Nelson; Dan Patrick; Bob Perry; Rick Perry; Jim Pitts; Alan Ritter; Eddie Rodriguez; David Simpson; Drew Springer; Steve Toth; Kirk Watson; Tommy Williams; governor; gubernatorial; president; presidential; run; race; campaign; Battleground Texas; red; blue; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Alabama; James Carville; Barack Obama; demographics; minority; minorities; Latin; Latino; Hispanic; voter; voting; turnout; politics; policy; debate; current events